Travel Quote Tuesday | The Desire To Fly

“The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air.” Wilbur Wright

“The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who… looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space… on the infinite highway of the air.” ~ Wilbur Wright How can we – humans – look at the birds soaring above and not yearn to fly? It’s an obvious desire, I ... Read more »

Postcards of Venice | The Libreria Acqua Alta

Libreria Acqua Alta, a wonderfully eccentric bookshop in Venice (c) Kavey Eats

Libreria Acqua Alta (high water bookshop) is a charmingly eccentric book shop named for the flooding that afflicts Venice when water levels in the Venetian lagoon are high. The entrance, in a little courtyard with no name, is lined with tables and postcard stands, and probably at least one of the cats that consider the ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Travel Makes You Richer

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” Unknown

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.” (Unknown author) I don’t agree that it’s the only thing – what about books (both fictional and non-fiction); classes (or any kind of learning experience); music and artworks that give you joy; high quality and delicious ingredients and food (as opposed to the cheapest ... Read more »

The Best Souvenirs to Buy in Thailand

Pottery teapot - The best souvenirs to buy in Thailand

If you’re wondering what souvenirs to buy in Thailand, look no further than our fantastically comprehensive guide, created with the help of fellow bloggers and Thailand travellers. It’s full of lovely things to seek out! Who doesn’t love bringing home a souvenir (or two) from their travels, to remind you of a wonderful trip and ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Food Makes Travel So Exceptional

“Food makes travel so exceptional, because you get to taste what it’s actually supposed to taste like. To eat the real Pad Thai or finally have a proper curry is something pretty amazing. Meghan Markle I saved this quote by actress Meghan Markle a few years ago, when she was ‘just’ someone I enjoyed watching ... Read more »

Taking the Bus to Godiva’s Wonderful City Dreams

Just as well I don’t have any hangups about admitting my age – 46, as it happens – since today’s post makes it pretty easy to work out! Back in the late 1980s, after finishing my ‘A’ Levels and before going to university, I went off to France to work as a ‘jeune fille au pair‘. ... Read more »

Travel Quote Tuesday | Special Sunsets

“Every one of a hundred thousand cities around the world had its own special sunset, and it was worth going there, just once, if only to see the sun go down.” ~ Ryū Murakami This quote is from Ryū Murakami’s novel Coin Locker Babies. Murakami is a Japanese novelist and filmmaker known for his explorations of human nature. I’ve ... Read more »

A Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Making Workshop with Damson Chocolate

Damson Chocolate Bean-to-Bar Workshop (Kavey Eats)

If all you want is to get your hands on Damson Chocolate, jump directly to the 15% discount code! The Road to Becoming a Bean-to-Bar Chocolate Maker I’ve written before about my friend Dom Ramsey, who I met back in 2009, not long after I started blogging. Back then, Dom was a chocolate blogger, and much ... Read more »

Chang Sensory Trails 2018 | A Celebration of Thailand

Enjoying a bottle of Chang Beer at one of Bangkok's Floating Markets, in Thailand

One of the constants during our recent three week trip to Thailand was absolutely fantastic street food enjoyed at the many night markets we visited, paired with bottles of cold Chang Beer. Whether we were eating a huge bowl of noodle soup, a fragrant curry with rice, a pile of battered and deep fried seafood, ... Read more »